The ARREST Trial: ECMO or EC-No for Refractory Cardiac Arrest?

Background: ┬áDespite medical advances, survival after out of hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) is still largely dependent on high-quality CPR. Many of these events are due to a primary cardiac event, likely coronary artery occlusion. Current guidelines recommend reperfusion therapy following cardiac arrest with signs of acute coronary occlusion on EKG. But this only applies when … Continue reading The ARREST Trial: ECMO or EC-No for Refractory Cardiac Arrest?